Economic Development

New Mexico seeks opportunity in Texas border disruptions

16 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is highlighting its support for proposals to route an international rail line through its Santa Teresa port of entry, capitalizing on Mexico’s unease with disruptions along the Texas portion of the U.S. border. Mexico had considered a route through Texas, but in

Family’s regalia stolen after Gathering of Nations

12 ViewsPolice now search for three sets of regalia ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than 2,000 tribes and groups from across the country were in Albuquerque over the weekend for the 2022 Gathering of Nations. Many families brought their regalia with them for the biggest powwow in North America.

Big US energy transmission projects inch closer to approval

21 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. government has finished another environmental review of a proposed multibillion-dollar transmission line that would send wind-generated electricity from rural New Mexico to big cities in the West. The U.S. Interior Department also announced Thursday plans to review two other projects designed to funnel

Alec Baldwin’s attorney responds to New Mexico’s citation

18 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Alec Baldwin and his attorney are responding to New Mexico’s citation against the production company behind the movie, Rust, following the deadly shooting on set in 2021. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed when Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun, not knowing it contained a live round. The bullet also

New Mexico dairies urged to seek aid due to contamination

5 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dairy farmers can seek reimbursement from the federal government for cows contaminated by chemicals that have leached into the groundwater around an Air Force base in eastern New Mexico. U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján on Friday commended a recent rule change by the U.S. Department

Many UNM students benefit from legalized cannabis usage

16 ViewsWar on drugs’ lasting effects on misinformation about weed Since cannabis was legalized recreationally last summer in New Mexico, University of New Mexico students have been able to legally partake in the drug, so long as they’re over 21. After recreational sales started on Friday, April 1, many students